Reshoring News

Last year’s Brexit vote has fuelled the trend of UK companies trading from British shores, in what is known as ‘reshoring’. The move is being put down to a weak pound that in turn has increased the cost of imported materials and goods. Paul Neath …

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Sensitive, delicate time for victims

by admin on October 10, 2017

Dirty Harry? Yosemite Sam? One needs flexibility … Remember: Patience in the face of madness is never easy. Moser lives in Napa and is the author of the wine and spirits industry satire “Inside the Flavor League.” He blogs at thisunholymess.com.

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Short-term capacity issues at your suppliers. • Poor communication and errors. Unlike geography, which you can do nothing about (unless you reshore the product), all these other factors are controllable. In other words, the majority of the lead time from …

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Some recent commentary from the Reshoring Initiative’s president, Harry Moser and John Stoneback, president of Fairport Harbor, Ohio-based JM Performance Products brought some of these issues into focus. The key driving variable to offshore was low labor …

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As costs rise in developing countries, and automation eliminates the most mindless tasks, some manufacturing and service businesses are going home—but with greatly reduced labor needs. A different equation pertains to reshoring decisions on white-collar …

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The October 12 Policy Breakfast will take a deep dive into some of the challenges of renegotiating or modernizing the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), including rules of origin, sourcing materials and reshoring jobs, and other aspects of the …

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Immersion programme

by admin on October 9, 2017

There was another discussion on ‘Globalization of Business Services’ and how decisions of offshoring, nearshoring, onshoring and reshoring are affecting the outsourcing industry globally. During the industrial visits, the students had the opportunity …

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“It has already supported research into AM with over £200 million ($264 million) of funding over the last five years—a vital investment which will help us to reshore services that have already disappeared overseas.” There are, however, particular …

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NZSO’s Dynamic 2018 season

by admin on October 8, 2017

The effervescent Canadian-German cellist Johannes Moser returns, this time performing Shostakovich … including works by John Williams from Harry Potter in the Summer Pops tour at the start of the year. There has been a global trend by orchestras …

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Wanderlust drives travel boom

by admin on October 8, 2017

Shopping dropped eight percentage points of total spending share since 2015. This is partly due to the broader “reshoring” of luxury sales back to the People’s Republic, where Louis Vuitton bags and other items often retail for far more than in Paris …

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